Tag Archive: Hugh Jackman

[WATCH] Jake Gyllenhaal & Hugh Jackman talk PRISONERS on THE DAILY SHOW

In a rare back-to-back booking, The Daily Show had both lead actors from Denis Villeneuve’s crime drama Prisoners — which debuted recently at TIFF and opens this week in the US — on the show to promote the film this week. Jake Gyllenhaal stopped by last night and discussed casting (including Ben Affleck as Batman), beards and aging …

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[WATCH] Gripping first trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s PRISONERS starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal & Paul Dano

Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve impressed greatly with his 2011 international breakthrough Incendies, which earned much acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film. One his biggest admirers appears to be the rather selective Jake Gyllenhaal, who is starring in not one but two of his next films. The first of which is Prisoners, an …

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[REVIEW] Tom Hooper’s bombastic LES MISÉRABLES is a wonderfully performed, visually infuriating musical adaptation

After walking away with all of the Oscars in 2011 for his incomprehensibly acclaimed breakthrough The King’s Speech, director Tom Hooper decided to follow-up that rather simplistic film with an ambitious adaptation of the perennially popular musical Les Misérables. He assembled an A-list cast and intriguingly had them belt out the famous numbers live on set — which works for …

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Win a double pass to LES MISÉRABLES

One of the biggest films of this crowded awards season is Tom Hooper’s (The King’s Speech) adaptation of the beloved musical Les Misérables — not to mention one of the most heavily debated. Out today in New Zealand cinemas, the film features a huge ensemble that includes Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, …

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[WATCH] LES MISÉRABLES wrap-up: New trailer, TV spots, posters & more!

Tom Hooper’s much-hyped adaptation of Les Misérables is gearing up for its Christmas release in the US — with an eye toward the 2013 Oscar nominations in January — and as such the marketing has leaped into overdrive recently. While the first trailer focused on Anne Hathaway’s supporting character Fantine, a new international trailer gives the rest of …

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[WATCH] Red-band trailer for raunchy, star-studded anthology MOVIE 43

Anthology films are usually limited to somewhat artful endeavours for cinephiles — Three Extremes, Paris, Je t’aime, To Each His Own Cinema — but that’s about to change with Movie 43, an R-rated comedy anthology overseen by Peter Farrelly and boasting an enormously diverse cast of Hollywood stars as well as some intriguing directors. Made up of twenty segments from a …

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[WATCH] Trailer #1 for BUTTER starring Jennifer Garner, Olivia Wilde, Ty Burrell & Rob Corddry

The first trailer has surfaced for the long-delayed Butter, a highly promising indie comedy which was shot in 2010 and did the festival rounds last year. The Jim Field Smith-directed film stars Jennifer Garner as the ambitious wife of a former butter sculpting champion (Ty Burrell) who takes it upon herself to win the championship title …

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[WATCH] Trailer #1 for Tom Hooper’s LES MISÉRABLES

The first teaser trailer hit overnight for Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the classic Victor Hugo novel and smash Broadway musical Les Misérables. The film stars Hugh Jackman (Jean Valjean) and Russell Crowe (Inspector Javert) in the lead roles, but Anne Hathaway (Fantine) is front and centre here performing one of the musical’s signature tunes, ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ (recently made …

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